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revolving doors, plural;
  1. An entrance to a large building in which four partitions turn about a central axis

  2. Used to refer to a situation in which the same events or problems recur in a continuous cycle
    • - many patients are trapped in a revolving door of admission, discharge, and readmission
  3. A place or organization that people tend to enter and leave very quickly
    • - the newsroom became a revolving-door workplace
  4. Used to refer to a situation in which someone moves from an influential government position to a position in a private company, or vice versa

  1. an organization or institution with a high rate of turnover of personnel or membership
  2. a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings
  3. A revolving door typically consists of three or four doors that hang on a center shaft and rotate around a vertical axis within a round enclosure. Revolving doors are energy efficient inasmuch as they prevent drafts, thus preventing increases in the heating or cooling required for the building. ...
  4. "Revolving Door" is a famous negative television commercial made for the 1988 United States Presidential Campaign. Along with the Willie Horton "Weekend Passes" advertisement, it is considered to be a prime factor in George H.W. ...
  5. The revolving door policy ('מדיניות הדלת המסתובבת של הרשות' or 'מדיניות הדלת המסתובבת של הרש"פ') is the name for an alleged policy of the Palestinian Authority (PA). ...
  6. The revolving door is the movement of personnel between roles as legislators and regulators and the industries affected by the legislation and regulation and on within lobbying companies. ...
  7. The Revolving Door is a 1968 short documentary film directed by Lee R. Bobker. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.
  8. (The Revolving Doors) Les Portes tournantes (English: The Revolving Doors) is a Canadian-French French-language drama film.
  9. (Revolving doors) symbolize your heart due to their circular movement and also because they allow flow in two directions. Revolving doors can also symbolize karma as it is possible to get caught on a karmic cycle where you keep spoiling opportunities to clear your karmic debts.
  10. When public and private employees work for one sector and move to the other sector. For example, when a former government official goes to work for a federal contractor/lobbying firm or when a company executive leaves to take a job with a federal agency. ...
  11. rotating door with separate areas placed inside.
  12. Term coined to describe lawmakers and legislative staffers who leave office only to return to Capitol Hill as a lobbyist. Although once frowned upon, the practice has become accepted and more common. Lobbyists generally make significantly more money than government employees.
  13. The move of a person from public office to a company with the aim of exploiting his/her experience and contacts in public service for the benefit of the company.
  14. A term used to characterize the situation when workers leave employment (e.g. through a labor program) but are merely rehired later into the same organisation: "Out of one door; back in through another".
  15. a situation in which people come and go very quickly.
  16. the portal between any two of the four above elements of the Military-Industrial Complex.
  17. the tendency of public officials, journalists, and lobbyists to move between public and private sector jobs